You are here

Japan backs US proposal to target North Korea's oil supplies

Defence minister says nuclear danger is gravest since WWII; warns of Japan's difficulty in intercepting missiles

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un being feted at an event in Pyongyang dedicated to the nuclear scientists and technicians, who worked on a hydrogen bomb which the regime claimed to have successfully tested on Sept 3.

Seoul, Tokyo

JAPAN backed a US push for the United Nations Security Council to vote on Monday on fresh sanctions against North Korea, saying that Kim Jong Un's nuclear programme poses the most serious threat since World War II.

Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera on Sunday urged...

Market voices on: